a large language family in a sentence
1. The Austroasiatic languages /ˌɔːstroʊ.eɪʒiˈætɪk/, also known as Mon–Khmer /moʊnˌkəˈmɛər/, are a large language family of Mainland Southeast Asia, also scattered throughout parts of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and southern China.
2. Afroasiatic (Afro-Asiatic), also known as Afrasian and in older sources as Hamito-Semitic or Semito-Hamitic, is a large language family of about 300 languages that are spoken predominantly in West Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa and parts of the Sahel.
3. The Indo-European languages are a large language family native to western Eurasia.
4. The Indo-European languages are a large language family native to western Eurasia.
5. Historically they spoke an Algonquian language, part of a large language family that extended down the Atlantic Coast.
6. A settlement here was originally occupied by the indigenous Chippewa (Ojibwe), an Algonquian-speaking people who were part of a large language family of tribes extending to the Atlantic Coast.
7. The Western Siouan languages, also called Siouan proper or simply Siouan, are a large language family native to North America.
8. All native Thumb area tribes are members of the Algonquian peoples, a large language family.
9. Linguistically, they belong to a large language family called Sino-Tibetan, within that family to the sub-family Tibeto-Burman.
10. Linguistically, the Tangkhuls belong to a large language family called Sino-Tibetan, and within that family to the sub-family Tibeto-Burman.
11. They all spoke Algonquian languages, part of a large language family extending from the Atlantic Coast and around the Great Lakes, and had some cultural similarities.
- southern China
- around 117 million speakers
- Austroasiatic languages
- these languages
- only Vietnamese
- a long-established recorded history
- official status
- modern national languages
- The Mon language
- a recognised indigenous language
- the Wa language
- the de facto official language
- the 22 scheduled languages
- minority groups
- 168 Austroasiatic languages
- These form thirteen established families
- perhaps Shompen
- a fourteenth
- three groups
- Nuclear Mon-Khmer
- a taxon
- the larger family
- a disjunct distribution
- other languages
- the extant autochthonous languages
- the neighboring Kra
- later migrations
- the Latin words
- word structure
- an iambic "sesquisyllabic" pattern
- basic nouns
- an initial, unstressed, reduced minor syllable
- a stressed, full syllable
- This reduction
- modern languages
- phonological shapes
- the same original Proto-Austroasiatic prefixes
- the causative prefix